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China

1.4 Billion people. Two metropolitan areas with more than 20 million people each. China is big, and it's different - not to be confused with any other.

In China, nothing is the way you think it is. The Chinese food you've had? That's not Chinese food. The Great Wall of China? Incomparable. The art, architecture and beautiful natural surroundings outside of the major city centers make you forget you're in the most populated country in the world.

You can't define China. It's too big. Too grand. Don't even try. Just make a point to go.

 

Cities

Shanghai

Beijing

Guangzhou

Shenzhen

Taipei

Hong Kong

Attractions

Great Wall of China

The Terracotta Army

The Forbidden City

The Yellow Mountains

Giant Pandas in Chengdu

Essential Information

Language: Mandarin is the primary, but there exists 292 "living" languages in China.

Currency: China Yuan Renminbi (CNY). CNY is currently 7 for 1 USD.

Power Adapter: In China the power sockets are of type A, C and I. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Emergency Number: 119

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